David R Conrad
davidc at iij.ad.jp
Tue Jan 31 03:39:06 UTC 1995
>As you've pointed out, by using the 1597 numbers, you're guaranteeing
>that that you can never use those numbers on the public Internet,
That's generally the point.
>and you'll never be able to use more than one network provider.
>most of a companies hosts are behind a firewall, they'd still be better
>off using globally unique numbers.
Yeah, there are 2^32 bits of address space, after all.
>After all, if we all do our jobs right, maybe someday we can make the
>firewalls go away....
If we all do our jobs right, it won't matter if someone uses 1597
space. Firewalls will never go away -- they're too useful.
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